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The horse and the muskrat

Categories: News

Oklahoma native Judge Muskrat turns a desire to help his community into medical training in North Dakota. In her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich tells the story of Thomas Wazhashk, a night watchman for a jewel-bearing plant on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in North Dakota. Based on Erdrich’s grandfather, the title character’s […]

UND’s mobile simulation project SIM-ND to host an ‘open house’ on May 25

Categories: Events, News

Simulation In Motion – North Dakota (SIM-ND), a mobile project of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Simulation Center, the North Dakota Department of Health, and several area health providers, is hosting an “open house” next week. SIM-ND is a statewide, mobile education system where replica emergency rooms, ambulance […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences to confer 69 Doctor of Medicine degrees on new physicians

Categories: Events, News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree on 69 graduating medical students in a Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium. You can watch the ceremony live here. Along with UND President Andrew Armacost, Dr. […]

Into the wild: Emergency Medicine hosts wilderness training for med students

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On a rainy April weekend in eastern North Dakota, UND’s Department of Emergency Medicine within UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) hosted its firstever Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) course for medical students at Turtle River State Park. From April 29 to May 1, Dr. Justin Reisenauer, Dr. Jon Solberg, and several faculty […]

2022 Sophomore Awards winners announced

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is proud to annouce the winners of its 2022 Sophomore Awards, the ceremony for which was held online for the medical student Class of 2024 this week. Student and faculty winners this year are the following: North Dakota Medical Association Awards Group Leadership and Professionalism – Dakota […]

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS “State of the School” address March 2

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The SMHS annual Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, via Zoom. Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will present the “State of the School Address,” and Dr. Colin Combs, Faculty Council (FC) Chair, will […]

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

Categories: News, Research

A team of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) biomedical researchers affiliated with North Dakota’s IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) has received a collaboration award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Emily Biggane, Ph.D., research faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) in Bismarck, N.D., […]

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has named Nicole Redvers, N.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, winner of the 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award in the campus sustainability research category, recognizing […]

Department of Internal Medicine to host Grand Rounds event on COVID-19 Nov. 17

Categories: Education

The next Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “COVID-19 Updates,” will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. This presentation features Avish Nagpal, M.D., clinical associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and medical director of Infection Prevention and Control at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. […]

Reminder: Process for hosting events at SMHS

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As the pandemic continues, please consider the following reminder of the SMHS event procedure: All events (non-curricular activities), as defined by the University of North Dakota (UND), held on-campus as well as virtually require approval. This includes all group activities, public lectures, symposia, workshops, trainings, conferences, concerts, orientations, internships/co-ops and other campus activities. Curricular events […]

Dinesh Bande receives ACP North Dakota Chapter 2021 Laureate Award

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The North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians presented the Laureate Award to Dr. Dinesh Bande at its annual meeting on October 8, 2021. The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and service to their community, their […]

Fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

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The fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is available now in both a paper and digital format! Included in this issue are stories on: The world’s first Department of Indigenous Health Dr. L. Michael Howell (BS Med ’64) on the new scholarship endowment bearing his name UND medical students using a Quality and Patient Safety […]